booking clerk

  1. a person who sells tickets, as for a train or plane.

  2. a person who arranges and lists passage for persons, baggage, and goods.

Origin of booking clerk

First recorded in 1830–40

Words Nearby booking clerk Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use booking clerk in a sentence

  • The booking-clerk at Banbury remembered only three gents booking by that particular train.

    The Observations of Henry | Jerome K. Jerome
  • On reaching the station she asked the booking-clerk some questions, and returned to her aunt with a cheerful countenance.

    A Laodicean | Thomas Hardy
  • So much vent did he give to his annoyance that the attention of the booking-clerk was specially attracted to him.

  • I once asked a booking-clerk for two sun spots of the Western coast, and he told me that the refreshment-room was further on.

  • Stitt led in a young man whom everybody recognized as the booking clerk from the station four miles away.

    The Dust of Conflict | David Goodger (